COMMITTEES

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If you are interested in helping with any of the committees listed here, please let us know!

AFFILIATE PROGRAMS

Chair: Rachel Blake

This committee organizes and publicizes promotional events to encourage families to participate, and coordinates the collection of labels, box tops, receipts, and other non-solicitation fundraisers.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Chair: Angela O’Neal

Plan, organize, and publicize after school clubs. Secure highly effective teachers for after school classes. Be on-site during classes to assure smooth operation.

ART FAIR

Chair: Jen Gehle

Coordinate with art teacher to mount student art displays for this annual event.

BOOK FAIR

Chair: Chelsea Wu

The twice annual Scholastic Book Fair coincides with fall and spring Parent Teacher Conferences. This popular event helps grow and expand the Kloefkorn media center and provides many volunteer opportunities, including volunteering with sales and set up/take down. If you love books and helping put “just the right” books into the hands of kids, this is the perfect committee for you!

BY-LAWS

Chair: Shana Knutson

This group works with the Principal and PTO Board to update PTO by-laws. They meet early on in the school year and may be asked to meet throughout the year to revise or review issues that may arise.

DIRECTORY

Chair: Jill Swank

This committee works with the school Registrar to organize, create, and distribute Student Directories. Typically this is done in the second or third quarters of each school year.

ENVIRONMENT

Chair: Brian O’Neal

If you have a green thumb or an eye for design, this committee may be for you. Help us honor our namesake Bill Kloefkorn and create a warm, welcoming, beautiful environment, inside and outside the school building, for students, staff, and families to learn and grow.

FIFTH GRADE SOCIAL

Chair: Shannon Cullen, Petra Razdan

FRIDAY FOLDERS

Chair: Tiffany Verzal, Becky Dunder

Organize volunteers to stuff Friday folders for teachers throughout the school year.

FUN NIGHT

Chair: ??

This popular family event involves planning meetings at the beginning of each school year and has many volunteer opportunities, including organizing volunteers, working with vendors, publishing of the event, manning game stations, and much more. Past events have been pirate night, carnival night and a hoedown. The more the merrier for this committee, please consider volunteering your time for this important event.

The Silent Auction occurs during fun night and involves planning meetings at the beginning of each school year, along with assembling baskets prior to the event. This sub-committee establishes basket themes, puts the baskets together, coordinates donations and description sheets, and has oversight of the baskets the night of the event.

FUNDRAISING

Chair: Brian & Stacey Agnew

A PTO’s ability to support the school is directly tied to fundraising events and activities. This essential committee researches and recommends fundraising events and submits to the PTO Board for approval. They oversee execution of approved fundraisers, organize & publicize fundraising campaigns, collect money and oversee orders and distribution.

HOSPITALITY

Chair: Jeni David

Parent volunteers provide meals for staff during teacher conferences, recognize staff on special appreciation days, and provide treats for staff on various occasions throughout the school year.

MEMBERSHIP

Chair: Trisha Berry

This important committee markets PTO membership, compiles the PTO membership database, and works with the Directory committee in producing the PTO directory. Volunteers represent the PTO at various activities throughout the school year, including Kindergarten orientation, Safe Walk to School/Welcome Celebration and Curriculum Night.

MOVIE NIGHT

Chair: KayCee Wanser

Plan and coordinate these fun family events throughout the year, including movie selection, communication and operating the snack station during the events.

PARENTS NIGHT

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This committee researches and recommends an annual Parents Only event and submits to the PTO Board for approval. They oversee the execution of volunteers and organize the event.

PICTURE DAY

Chair: Angie Tidball, Emily Killham

Coordinate with a photographer and oversee volunteers during the student picture day in the fall. Individual photos are taken in September, with retakes in October. This committee prepares ordering envelopes, enlist volunteers, organize students for a smooth running picture day, and distribute pictures.

PLAYGROUND

Chair: Missy Stithem

Coordinate with faculty, administration, and architectural designers on the playground enhancement project. Plan fundraising initiatives and oversee the implementation of designs.

SAFETY

Chair: Dee Toupin

Participate with Kloefkorn staff as a member of the safety committee. Examine and review all procedures and practices as they relate to student safety.

SCHOOL CELEBRATIONS

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Meet early in the school year to organize, coordinate and communicate with room parents for each classroom. Plan twice-annual class parties, typically around Valentine’s Day and a fall party, along with other school-wide celebrations.

SCIENCE FAIR

Chair: Jen Thompson

Work with staff to organize the annual Science Fair. Coordinate volunteers to assist in set up/tear down. Provide meals, if decided upon.

SPIRIT WEAR

Chair: Megan Johnson

Let your Kloefkorn pride shine! This committee develops, distributes and sales Kloefkorn themed t-shirts, hats, and sweatshirts multiple times throughout the school year. They organize and submit orders, and coordinate distribution so all Cubs can show off their Kloefkorn pride. If you are creative and enjoy design, this may be your opportunity to have fun while sharing your talents.

TECHNOLOGY

Chair: Brian O’Neal

Support the PTO’s activities by recommending and implementing technology solutions.

YEARBOOK

Chair: Jennie Wood, Barbara Carnahan

This wonderful committee takes and collects pictures throughout the school year for the yearbook. They organize group pictures (orchestra, clubs, etc.), collect orders and work with vendors to create the annual school yearbook.